The Philip Lorenz Memorial Keyboard Concert Series presents the Alexander String Quartet at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 8, in the Concert Hall at Fresno State. This is the third of three special events this year, in conjunction with the International Chamber Music Series.

The Alexander String Quartet has performed in the major music capitals of five continents, securing its standing among the world’s premier ensembles over three decades. Widely admired for its interpretations of Beethoven, Mozart, and Shostakovich, the Quartet has also established itself as an important advocate of new music through more than 25 commissions and numerous premiere performances.

The Alexander String Quartet is a major artistic presence in its home base of San Francisco, serving there as directors of the Morrison Chamber Music Center at the School of Music and Dance in the College of Creative Arts at San Francisco State University and Ensemble-in-Residence of San Francisco Performances.

The Alexander String Quartet will perform works by Beethoven, Schumann and Shostakovich.

Also upcoming on the 2017-18 Keyboard Concerts calendar:

General admission is $25, seniors $18, and students $5. For ticket reservations and other information, call (559) 278-2337.

Parking for the concert is available in Lot 1 (corner of Shaw and Maple avenues).

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